Events

Globalectical Imagination: Reading the World in the Postcolonial

The Lionel Trilling Seminar

Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, novelist, theorist of post-colonial literature, and Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine, will deliver the Spring 2011 Lionel Trilling Seminar on "Globalectical Imagination: Reading the World in the Postcolonial." Responding will be Columbia Professors George Lewis and Elizabeth Povinelli.

Participants
  • Ngugi wa Thiongo Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Comparative Literature and English University of California, Irvine
  • George Lewis Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music Columbia University
  • Elizabeth Povinelli Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies Columbia University